German-company for industrial burner becomes member of Clyde Bergemann Power Group
Wesel/Germany, August 2009
With the acquisition of Walter Brinkmann GmbH, the Clyde Bergemann Power Group enhances its portfolio by another piece out of thermal processes value-added chain. Founded in 1883, the company is specialised in engineering and manufacturing of industrial burners and turn-key heating systems for the steel and iron, copper, aluminium, lime and chemical industry. The products are designed for high and low calorific fuels of solid, liquid and gaseous consistency such as used in power plants, coal gasification and incineration facilities to generate power and process steam.
Among recent innovations are an oil-oxygen lance burner for the FINEX-process and a drying and heating ladle system to be used in the steel and iron industry. The product range of Walter Brinkmann will be integrated into the Clyde Bergemann Power Group portfolio as the new business field Firing Solutions”.
Bachir Chalh-Andreas will continue to lead the company under the new name Clyde Bergemann Brinkmann (CBBM). The company is located in Werdohl, North Rhine-Westphalia/Germany, and currently has 40 employees.
The know-how of Walter Brinkmann leverages our established application field for coal-fired power generation by coal gasification and supports our entry into the market of gas-based thermal processes by key components,” says Franz Bartels, President & CEO of the Clyde Bergemann Power Group, to emphasise the strategic dimension of this acquisition.